A woman is making history this month being ordained as a priest at St. Francis of Assisi Episcopal Church in Prairie View, Texas.
Black pastors sound off: Did Kanye have a ‘calling’ or did the Lakewood ‘production’ have a hidden agenda?
In 2004, he burst onto the scene as the ‘College Dropout’ letting the world know that “Jesus Walks” with them. For that one song, three separate videos were released and debuted at a TriBeCa screening; giving the world a sneak peek into the mind of a man whom we would soon learn has as many sides as he has monikers: Kanye, Ye, Yeezy, Yeezus and his newly-proclaimed “Christian Genius Billionaire.”
By Rebecca S. Jones Rev. Floyd Nathaniel Williams, Sr. was born into a family of preachers, community activists and prominent political affiliation. As a lad, he watched his father and grandfather the late Rev. Mike Williams face police brutality and all of the ills associated with strong vocal Black leaders in that era, who combatted
The Reverend Rhonda Rogers of Houston is the new Deacon at St. Francis of Assisi. Rogers was ordained a Deacon at the special ordination service at Christ Church Cathedral on June 22, 2019. Rev. Rogers was welcomed with a special luncheon reception following her first sermon on September 1, 2019. Canon Joann Saylors from the
By Rebecca S. Jones HOUSTON – While at a resale shop in 1989, Marilyn Bolden Grant of KTSU (90.9 FM) found an album she fell in love with. She began playing the song on air every Sunday morning at 10a.m. Fast forward three decades later, and Dr. Darrell L. Rushing’s, “I Owe it All to
Photo credit: AP Photo/Brynn Anderson Bobby E. Mills, PhD Two thousand years ago Jesus walked along the shores of the Galilee Sea proclaiming a higher calling; asking individuals to form a community, spiritually acknowledging and embracing the reality of God. “And Jesus, walking by the Sea of Galilee, saw two brethren, Simon called Peter, and
Photo credit: Chantilly Baptist Church By Bobby E. Mills, PhD American society is in a state of Presidential moral-leadership-confusion and free-fall, because of the spiritual breakdown of nuclear family units. Moreover, the basic moral foundation of America’s democratic Constitutional institutional structure is threatened by the love of power, money, and sex (PMS). As a result,
By Rebecca S. Jones HOUSTON – St. John United Methodist Church-Downtown has emerged into one of the most socially conscious and culturally diverse religious facilities in the city. From an initial membership of nine established in 1992, St. John’s has seen over 32,000 members to date. Having no prior religious background, Pastor Rudy Rasmus and
Source/Photo credit: Provost Studios The Our Mother of Mercy Parish (Rev. Rodney Armstrong, S.S.J., Pastor) celebrated 25 years of service as they honored Deacon Charles J. Allen, Sr. and Deacon Cornelius Llorens; on their ordination as Deacons in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston. Twenty-five years ago The Most Reverend Joseph A. Fiorenza ordained Deacons Allen and
By Rebecca S. Jones Photo credit: Priscilla Graham Photography HOUSTON – Proverbs 13:22a declares, “A good man leaveth an inheritance to his children’s children…” Some fathers choose to leave an inheritance of material wealth, some choose to leave none at all. Although not perfect, Pastor T. Leon Preston, II has strived to live a life